Modern Day Slavery

Hope for Justice training for 10,000 American bank workers to detect trafficking
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Hope for Justice training for 10,000 American bank workers to detect trafficking

Hope for Justice is delivering training to Bank of the West’s 10,000 employees so they are equipped to identify human trafficking in-person and in customers’ financial transactions. Laura Levy, Head of Learning at Hope for Justice, said: “We are delighted to be working with Bank of the West, enabling their staff to be an effective…

Marco Rubio: State Department Should Have Listed China as a State Sponsor of Human Trafficking
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Marco Rubio: State Department Should Have Listed China as a State Sponsor of Human Trafficking

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., released a statement following the release of a U.S. State Department’s “2022 Trafficking in Persons Report,” which did not name China as a state sponsor of human trafficking. “The Chinese Communist Party (CCP), under the direct authorization of General Secretary Xi Jinping, unlawfully imprisoned more than a million…

At Slave Trade Abolition Day, Obaseki Urges Sustained Global Efforts to Curb Human Trafficking
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At Slave Trade Abolition Day, Obaseki Urges Sustained Global Efforts to Curb Human Trafficking

Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged stakeholders to step up global efforts to end the scourge of human trafficking and all other forms of modern slavery. Obaseki made the call in commemoration of the International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition, marked on August…

Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition July 2022 Meeting
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Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition July 2022 Meeting

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our 5 Stones July 2022 meeting! Our 5 Stones meeting this July featured Dr. Shannon Wolf with Southcliff Christian Counseling Center.  Dr. Wolf presented on how to recognize trauma and its effects on the brain.  We also heard a report from Lindy Borchardt with the…

‘Modern day slavery’: Lawmakers, advocates seek change after Republic prison labor investigation
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‘Modern day slavery’: Lawmakers, advocates seek change after Republic prison labor investigation

Reacting to an investigation by The Arizona Republic and KJZZ, lawmakers and advocates are calling for a review of the state’s use of prison labor. “Forced prison labor is nothing more than modern day slavery, and our state’s growing reliance on this workforce is irresponsible, immoral and inexcusable,” said state Sen. Martin Quezada, D-Glendale. “Any public…

ND advocates say more victims come forward, but human trafficking crimes continue to rise – KFYR
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ND advocates say more victims come forward, but human trafficking crimes continue to rise – KFYR

  1. ND advocates say more victims come forward, but human trafficking crimes continue to rise  KFYR
  2. Raising Awareness: Human traffickers target vulnerable individuals, youths for forced labor, sexual exploitation  Iredell Free News
  3. Survivor raising human trafficking awareness  KELOLAND.com
  4. CTIP Student Guide to Preventing Human Trafficking  DoDEA
  5. View Full Coverage on Google News
Trafficking on the Plains – The Sidney Sun-Telegraph
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Trafficking on the Plains – The Sidney Sun-Telegraph

It’s cast as a personal crime in the movies, and it is, and often as a web with more arms than can be imagined, which is also likely. Human trafficking is defined by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services as a form of modern day slavery. It is viewed in primarily one of…

Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition June 2022 Meeting
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Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition June 2022 Meeting

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our 5 Stones June 2022 meeting! Our 5 Stones meeting this June featured Rebecca Bender, CEO and Founder of Rebecca Bender Initiative and Elevate Academy.  Rebecca taught us the dangers of sensationalizing trafficking and shared with us her personal story. Here is the link to…

Attorney General James Provides Resources to Hotels to Protect Human Trafficking Victims – New York State Attorney General
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Attorney General James Provides Resources to Hotels to Protect Human Trafficking Victims – New York State Attorney General

AG James Reminds Hotels to Post Mandatory Human Trafficking Signage with Hotline Number as Summer Travel Increases NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today took action to prevent human trafficking and protect New Yorkers as summer travel and cross-border movement increases. Attorney General James provided hotel and tourism associations with cards that contain…

The difference between human smuggling and human trafficking – NewsNation Now
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The difference between human smuggling and human trafficking – NewsNation Now

(NewsNation) — An initial investigation by law enforcement suggests Monday’s tragedy that left 53 migrants dead after they were abandoned in the back of a sweltering truck was likely the result of human smuggling. But what is human smuggling and how is it different than another common term, human trafficking? The two crimes can overlap…